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Woodland Trust Free Tree Planting

Primary Schools in Taunton Deane are being offered the chance to plant free trees with help from the Woodland Trust.

Rebecca mentions Wellington Railway in Parliament

This week, the MP for Wellington, Rebecca Pow asked the Rail Minister, Claire Perry; ‘Does the Minister agree with me that the town of Wellington is an excellent candidate for a new metro rail station?’ Rebecca commented that the recent petition to local residents showed an overwhelming amount of support for the new station and the feasibility study, carried out by Taunton Deane Borough Council, showed an economic benefit to the area.

Rebecca Pow MP Statement: EU Referendum Result

It is because we are a democracy that we have been able to have our say, on what might be considered the greatest decision of our generation which will have an impact for years to come, a referendum on our EU membership.

Rebecca Pow MP: welcomes record high level of jobs in Taunton Deane

Taunton Deane MP, Rebecca Pow has welcomed today’s figures showing that unemployment has dropped to its lowest national rate since 2005, with 2.5 million more people across the United Kingdom back in work having the security of a regular pay packet than in 2010

Plaque Unveiled for HM The Queen

Taunton Deane MP Rebecca Pow joined residents of Langford Budville to unveil a plaque for the Queen’s 90th Birthday on Friday (10th June).

Psychoactive Substances Act

The new Psychoactive Substances Act, which comes into force on May 26th of this year, will introduce a blanket ban on the production, distribution, sale and supply of legal highs which are intended for human consumption.